Sep 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
whether missing teamster leader jimmy hoffa may be buried in a detroit suburb. soil samples will be taken from a driveway of a home. hoffa was last seen alive 37 years ago. >>> the university of california has agreed to pay $1 million to 21 demonstrators who were peppered spray during a protest. video of a police officer spring demonstrators went viral. >>> a peaceful lawful demonstration on this campus was met with hostile police force in major riot gear. >> each demonstrator will receive $30,000 under the proposed settlement. their attorneys will receive the rest. the campus police officers shown spring the students was fired. >>> j.k. rollins first book for adults will be released today. rowling is the most successful living writer. she said there's a chance she may write another book for young people. >>> a group in switzerland said it will present proof there's an earlier version of mona lisa. and was done by leonardo davinci at least 11 years before the famous one that now hangs in the louvre. the only thing different is the landscape in the background. some said davinci couldn't ha
Sep 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the outcome. >>> the search for missing teamsters boss jimmy hoffa has failed to turn up any leads. he reportedly said he saw a body being buried there in 1975. soil samples were taken from under the driveway and will now be tested. >>> in news of the world tonight a plane carrying people to mount he have rest crashed and burned after hitting a bird. all 19 on board were killed. this time of year is popular for trekking in the foothills of the him lay yays. >>> in the mediterranean sea rescued migrants today in a dingy. they ran into rough seas, then sent out a distress call. most of the migrants are believed to be from africa. 22 of them are women, one is pregnant. >>> in australia authorities have approved the killing of sharks that get too close to popular beaches and swimmers. previously shark kills were only allowed after an attack on a human. great white sharks are a protected species and conservationists are angry about this new policy. >>> every story there's one picture that tells that story. >> he's our chief photographer and he has captured that picture for nearly 40 years.
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
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Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
on the field tonight. >>> is this where jimmy hoffa is buried? a radar machine detects something underneath it. is a 37-year-old mystery about to be solved? >>> and pop sensation psy returns to south korea and the place where gangnam style all started. and our cameras are right there with him today, thursday, september 27th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> see the smile on my face? >> i see it. >> a lot of football fans feeling that way. that's right, the news now that the nfl's regular referees will be back in action starting tonight. it's welcome news for a lot of players, coaches, and, of course, fans of the game. >> maybe some gamblers too. it comes after two days of intense negotiations that picked up steam following outrage over that controversial call that decided monday night's game. when you look at this agreement, it appears the league caved with officials getting pretty much everything they wanted. was this lockout worth it for the nfl? we'll get into that straight ahead. >>